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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6242

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in Serendipity 1.0.3 and earlier allow remote attackers to read or include arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) sequence in the serendipity[charset] parameter in (1) include/; or to plugins/ scripts (2) serendipity_event_bbcode/serendipity_event_bbcode.php, (3) serendipity_event_browsercompatibility/serendipity_event_browsercompatibility.php, (4) serendipity_event_contentrewrite/serendipity_event_contentrewrite.php, (5) serendipity_event_creativecommons/serendipity_event_creativecommons.php, (6) serendipity_event_emoticate/serendipity_event_emoticate.php, (7) serendipity_event_entryproperties/serendipity_event_entryproperties.php, (8) serendipity_event_karma/serendipity_event_karma.php, (9) serendipity_event_livesearch/serendipity_event_livesearch.php, (10) serendipity_event_mailer/serendipity_event_mailer.php, (11) serendipity_event_nl2br/serendipity_event_nl2br.php, (12) serendipity_event_s9ymarkup/serendipity_event_s9ymarkup.php, (13) serendipity_event_searchhighlight/serendipity_event_searchhighlight.php, (14) serendipity_event_spamblock/serendipity_event_spamblock.php, (15) serendipity_event_spartacus/serendipity_event_spartacus.php, (16) serendipity_event_statistics/serendipity_plugin_statistics.php, (17) serendipity_event_templatechooser/serendipity_event_templatechooser.php, (18) serendipity_event_textile/serendipity_event_textile.php, (19) serendipity_event_textwiki/serendipity_event_textwiki.php, (20) serendipity_event_trackexits/serendipity_event_trackexits.php, (21) serendipity_event_weblogping/serendipity_event_weblogping.php, (22) serendipity_event_xhtmlcleanup/serendipity_event_xhtmlcleanup.php, (23) serendipity_plugin_comments/serendipity_plugin_comments.php, (24) serendipity_plugin_creativecommons/serendipity_plugin_creativecommons.php, (25) serendipity_plugin_entrylinks/serendipity_plugin_entrylinks.php, (26) serendipity_plugin_eventwrapper/serendipity_plugin_eventwrapper.php, (27) serendipity_plugin_history/serendipity_plugin_history.php, (28) serendipity_plugin_recententries/serendipity_plugin_recententries.php, (29) serendipity_plugin_remoterss/serendipity_plugin_remoterss.php, (30) serendipity_plugin_shoutbox/serendipity_plugin_shoutbox.php, and and (31) serendipity_plugin_templatedropdown/serendipity_plugin_templatedropdown.php.
Publish Date : 2006-12-03 Last Update Date : 2017-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6242

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.5 Pl1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.6 Pl2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.6 Pl3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.6 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.6 Rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.6 Pl1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.7 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.7 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.7 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.7 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.7 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.8 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.8 Beta6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application S9Y Serendipity 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application S9Y Serendipity 1.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application S9Y Serendipity 1.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application S9Y Serendipity 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
S9Y Serendipity 26

- References For CVE-2006-6242
XF serendipity-lang-file-include(30615)
BID 21367 Serendipity Lang.Inc.PHP Local File Include Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-02
VUPEN ADV-2006-4782

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6242

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